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Under its licence can I rebrand Silverstripe or is that a no no?


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24 February 2010 at 3:04pm Community Member, 137 Posts

Hi all<

I'm not 100% full up to date with all the open source licencing rules and reg, but can someone tell me am I able to rebrand (eg change the logo on client installs) or does that all still have to stay intack etc.

Any help would be great


24 February 2010 at 3:20pm Community Member, 712 Posts

Indeed you can, there is even methods and documentation to help you do it:



24 February 2010 at 3:54pm Community Member, 137 Posts

Excellent thanks Hamish. What is the Open Source licence called that would prevent rebranding do you know?


24 February 2010 at 6:45pm Community Member, 712 Posts

Not sure if that would still qualify as an Open Source license. The GPL, for example, doesn't generally prevent rebranding, but you're still required to supply source code for derivative works.